The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Ohrt
First Name:
Gordon Spurgeon
Rank:
Sergeant (Promoted on 29.1.1942)
Regimental #:
WX9345
Company:
‘A’ Company
Enlisted:
30.10.1940
Discharged:
6.02.1946
DOB:
17.04.1919
Place of Birth:
Johannesburg, South Africa
Father's Name:
Frank Millard Ohrt
Mothers's Name:
Marjorie Ohrt
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Farmhand
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
‘A’ Force Burma; Green Force No. 3 Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Tamarkan, Chungkai, Linson Wood Camp, Tamuang, Kanchanaburi, Nacompaton, Bangkok
POW#:
2664 and 12090 - Linson
Return Details 1945:
Thailand‐Singapore by aircraft; Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Circassia

General Description

Gordon Ohrt married in Katanning 1946 to Helen Warren.

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Chungkai, 60k - Thailand
  • Kanchanaburi, 50k - Thailand
  • Linson Wood Camp, 202k - Thailand
  • Nacompaton, Nakom Pathom Hospital - Thailand
  • Tamuang, Tha Muang 39k - Thailand
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